[OE-core] adding tools-debug to EXTRA_IMAGE_FEATURES pulls other tasks from same recipe
kergoth at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 21:35:02 CET 2012
On Friday, January 20, 2012 at 1:33 PM, Khem Raj wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 9:10 AM, Chris Larson <kergoth at gmail.com (mailto:kergoth at gmail.com)> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 11:28 PM, Khem Raj <raj.khem at gmail.com (mailto:raj.khem at gmail.com)> wrote:
> > > I added to local.conf
> > > EXTRA_IMAGE_FEATURES += "tools-debug"
> > >
> > > and now when I do bitbake -g I see that its wanting to build
> > > "tools-testapp" and "tools-profile"
> > > even though I did not ask them to be added to my image. all these
> > > packages are coming from
> > > single recipe task-core-tools.bb. If I divide this recipe into 3
> > > different recipes where each provides
> > > just one task, it then leaves the others out.
> > >
> > > Since these are meta packages they pull in a lot of stuff. Would it be
> > > ok to divide this recipe
> > > into 3 individual recipes ? Ideally I would expect that the other
> > > packages dont get build even
> > > though they are in same recipe but that is not the case at present
> > >
> > One option would be to avoid the task indirection and simply set
> > PACKAGE_GROUP_tools-debug = "<list of debug tools>"
> we do lot of overriding in those tasks it would get
> a bit ugly I guess if we moved that info to image.bbclass
Possibly, but note that it doesn't need to live in a class, either. At mentor, our distro has a .inc that defines a variety of package groups for our images.
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